The change, implemented by a state law passed last year, marked a major milestone: half of America’s 50 states now allow people to carry handguns without first seeking a permit.
Since 2010, however, nearly two dozen states have followed suit, with 11 of them passing permitless carry laws in the last three years alone.
A model walks the runway during the NRA Concealed Carry Fashion Show on Friday, Aug. 25, 2017, in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.
Half of America’s 50 states now allow people to carry handguns without first seeking a permit.
“Half the states of the union are now recognizing it.”.
“You see clearance rates for all crimes drop when states move in the direction of letting more people carry guns.”.
States with permitless carry could become the majority before the year’s end. »